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AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges

AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges

Sierleja, a longtime federal prosecutor who was a finalist to be the next USA attorney for northern OH, said the public will likely see the memo's effects through an increased focus on cases invol...

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Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

The pre-game announcement that they were sitting Leonard had many already making travel arrangements for Game 7 in San Antonio. Stop it. No way. James Harden would foul out, shooting 2 for 11 fr...

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Children injured after bus crashes near St. Louis

Children injured after bus crashes near St. Louis

Nothum said that child may have had the worst of the injuries, but even his were just cuts and bruises. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Al Nothum says a vehicle struck the median and spun toward ...

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14 students and driver hurt in bus wreck near St. Louis

14 students and driver hurt in bus wreck near St. Louis

Louis on Friday. The Missouri Highway Patrol said one child was ejected through an emergency door when the bus went down the embankment. The children's ages weren't released. The bus driver was re...

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Obama AG slams Sessions for shift to harsher sentencing

Obama AG slams Sessions for shift to harsher sentencing

Sessions argued that a spike in violence in some big cities and the nation's opioid epidemic call for a return to harsher prison sentences. Sessions of Alabama. In recent years many people across the ...

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Body found in Central Park lake named for Jackie Kennedy

Body found in Central Park lake named for Jackie Kennedy

That body was found around 12.45pm near East 90th Street, police said. Investigators were working to confirm the ID. The Wednesday discovery of a body in Swan Lake comes less than 24 hours after a...

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As farmers worry, Agriculture chief to promote trade

As farmers worry, Agriculture chief to promote trade

The position for undersecretary for Rural Development is being eliminated. "This nation has a great story to tell and we've got producers here that produce more than we can consume", Perdue said i...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan defends Trump on Comey

House Speaker Paul Ryan defends Trump on Comey

Mark Pocan hosted a town hall in Kenosha where he blasted the Republicans for their health bill, which the Congressional Budget Office has estimated would lead to higher premiums and fewer people carr...

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Trump won't say whether Spicer still has a job

Many of Comey's colleagues hope there are in fact tapes of his conversations with the president, believing they would only bolster Comey's position, according to an associate who has spoken with h...

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Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

Mr. Trump suggested Friday morning over Twitter that maybe "it would be best to cancel" the White House press briefings, after Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave an accoun...

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GOP Health Plan Doesn't Address the Biggest Health Care Problems

Blum, a businessman, former high school basketball coach and onetime real estate developer, won his seat in the Republican wave of 2014 on the promise of repeal. Only 6% of Democrats and 18% of indepe...

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Sally Yates sheds disturbing light on Trump and Flynn

Sally Yates sheds disturbing light on Trump and Flynn

Instead, Mr Trump chose to play up former director of national intelligence James Clapper's acknowledgement during the same hearing that he was not aware of any evidence of collusion between Mr Trum...

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School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

An assistant principal arrived about 4½ minutes after Gabriel fell to the floor, followed by other school employees and the school nurse, who helped him to his feet. The demonstrators outside Carson ...

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IOC begins La Olympic bid evaluation

The IOC is visiting Paris next week to see the Paris 2024 organization's final pitch. A general view of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles 2024's proposed ceremonies and track-and-...

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Mormon church severs some of its ties to the Boy Scouts

The church said this did not influence its decision, but national LGBTQ advocates are skeptical. "This change will allow youth and leaders to implement a simplified program that meets local needs wh...

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Security questions over Russian photographer allowed into Oval Office

There had been no plans to immediately broadcast images from the meeting. The official also rejected security concerns about allowing Russian officials into the Oval Office, including Kislyak, who i...

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Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

Trump's initial question apparently did not satisfy the president, the associates said. In doing so, though, Trump sought to criticize Comey after suddenly firing him earlier this week. Trump says h...

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Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

Thorp said the day is especially tough for law enforcement, saying the deputies who assisted DiSario on the scene were struggling to deal with the morning's events. The village of about 500 residents ...

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Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Texas Southern University in Houston had scheduled Cornyn to be the keynote speaker for commencement Saturday morning. The Times report notes Gowdy's candidacy may be hurt by perceptions his much-pu...

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Trump warns Comey over media leaks

Meantime, Spicer denies that Trump asked Comey during a dinner to pledge his loyalty to the president. In 2015, McCabe's wife ran for a State Senate in Virginia as a Democrat, but the Federal Bu...

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